All posts by : Whitney

Healthy Vegetarian Gumbo Recipe

Healthy Vegetarian Gumbo Recipe

If you follow me on Instagram, you saw I posted my vegetarian (technically, it’s pescatarian since I eat seafood) gumbo with cauliflower rice recipe last week. Originally, I found a seemingly simple recipe online and I thought it would be a piece of cake. Three hours and five phone calls to ...

Do Black People Do CrossFit?

Do Black People Do CrossFit?

Short answer. Yes. I know at least one black person who does crossfit. Me. There are obviously a few of others too. I started in December and honestly I love it. I promise I haven’t turned into a Crossfit douche bag. You know Alex and I like to try different workouts and after a few years ...

Swimming with Natural Hair

Swimming with Natural Hair

Summer is upon us and you know what that means –  time to hit the water. Don’t let the fear of dealing with the matted afro puff that will be on your head if you decide to get it wet. Here are a few simple tips to save you from a hair disaster if you decide to go swimming with natural ...

Is Alcohol Keeping You Fat?

Is Alcohol Keeping You Fat?

Drinking wine while eating a clean diet has been my epic struggle. I can diet all day. I repeat, all day if I can have my glass of red in the evening. It’s my little reward and if I’m on point with my macros. All I need is one glass. But now my fitness progress has stalled and ...

Must Follow Health and Fitness Bloggers

Must Follow Health and Fitness Bloggers

We’re all about supporting our fellow, fabulous health and fitness bloggers. Here are some of our favs: Grit By Brit   Brittani is everything fabulous. She’s all about health and fitness and she has her own gym here in Dallas. If you haven’t been to Grit Fitness, ...

Healthy Shrimp Scampi Recipe

Healthy Shrimp Scampi Recipe

So, I found this yummy shrimp scampi flat bread recipe on CleanEatingMag.com. I nixed the flat bread and added squash and zucchini noodles. It came out amazing! Ingredients 1/4 tsp sea salt 1 tbsp organic unsalted butter 1 shallot, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb raw shrimp, peeled, deveined ...

How To Keep Your Life On Track When Things Get Stressful

How To Keep Your Life On Track When Things Get Stressful

Are things hectic in your life? Feeling overwhelmed? Here are 5 quick tips to keep up with your healthy lifestyle do when your life is complete chaos. 1. Rest & Relaxation A lot of people underestimate the power of rest and relaxation. If you’re running in 500 directions and ...

How to Make Synthetic Wigs Look Natural

How to Make Synthetic Wigs Look Natural

Workout Hair Care Solution: A Wavy Wig No matter how much Alex and I plan a hairstyle post workout, sometimes it doesn’t come out right. That’s why we both love WIGS. We always try to have one just in case a particular hair styles doesn’t come out right or we are short for time. ...